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Patients who end up in ER for severe dependence on alcohol need medications: doctors

Patients who end up in ER for severe dependence on alcohol need medications: doctors

A group of Canadian and American experts is urging emergency room doctors to prescribe specific medications to help curb cravings and alleviate withdrawal from heavy use of alcohol, which leads to more hospitalizations than any other substance.
Property controls a major barrier for grocery competition in Canada: experts

Property controls a major barrier for grocery competition in Canada: experts

As Canadian consumers have increasingly soured on the major grocers, the country's competition watchdog has turned its sights on restrictive clauses in retail leases that it says are hampering competition in the grocery sector.
Black-owned business program gives owners a shot at government, corporate contracts

Black-owned business program gives owners a shot at government, corporate contracts

VANCOUVER — Governments and corporations in Canada spend billions each year procuring products and services, but Jackee Kasandy says that historically barely any has gone to businesses owned by Black people, and she wants that to change.
Missile attacks damage a ship in the Red Sea off Yemen's coast near previous Houthi rebel assaults

Missile attacks damage a ship in the Red Sea off Yemen's coast near previous Houthi rebel assaults

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Missile attacks twice damaged a Marshall Islands-flagged, Greek-owned ship Tuesday in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen, with a private security firm saying radio traffic suggested the vessel took on water after be
Ontario judge upholds Red Lobster's U.S. bankruptcy case in Canada

Ontario judge upholds Red Lobster's U.S. bankruptcy case in Canada

TORONTO — An Ontario judge issued an order Tuesday that recognizes and enforces Red Lobster’s U.S. bankruptcy protection proceedings in Canada.
CBC News' Adrienne Arsenault among Canadian Screen Awards winners at industry gala

CBC News' Adrienne Arsenault among Canadian Screen Awards winners at industry gala

TORONTO — CBC News anchor Adrienne Arsenault and reporter Jorge Barrera of "The National" took home two of the top news prizes at the first of several industry galas for the Canadian Screen Awards.
Rapper Sean Kingston agrees to return to Florida, where he and mother are charged with $1M in fraud

Rapper Sean Kingston agrees to return to Florida, where he and mother are charged with $1M in fraud

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.
B.C. miners serve strike notice at Gibraltar copper pit in central Interior

B.C. miners serve strike notice at Gibraltar copper pit in central Interior

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A union representing 550 workers at a mine in British Columbia's central Interior says they're prepared to go on strike if a new contract is not reached by the end of Friday.
Proxy battle cost Gildan US$65M, as investors re-elect Chamandy, new slate to board

Proxy battle cost Gildan US$65M, as investors re-elect Chamandy, new slate to board

MONTREAL — The bitter battle over who would run Gildan Activewear Inc. cost the company at least US$65 million, according to its newly returned CEO, as the apparel maker looks to turn a corner after a turbulent six months.
Could a Senate bill cause age verification laws to apply to Netflix? Experts say yes

Could a Senate bill cause age verification laws to apply to Netflix? Experts say yes

OTTAWA — Canada's privacy czar and a government official are warning that a Senate bill proposing to block minors from "sexually explicit material" online could apply to streaming services such as Netflix.